RIAM BA Graduate Class of 2010 Tara Erraught receives standing ovation at Munich State Opera

April 82011

We are simply bursting with pride at the performance of recent graduate, Tara Erraught, who stepped in for Vesselina Kasarova in the title role of Romeo in ‘Capuleti and Montechi’ for Bavarian State Opera. At just three days notice, Tara … read more

Vocal coach Marek Ruszczynski accompanies second prizewinner at ‘Das Lied’ Competition in Berlin

March 82011

We would like to congratulate RIAM vocal coach, Marek Ruszczynski, who accompanied Baritone, Martin Hassler, in his bid to win a prize in the prestigious ‘Das Lied’  international competition in Berlin last week. Described by Barry Ife, Principal of the … read more

Breffni O’Byrne wins prestigious Leverhulme Scholarship

March 82011

Composition student, Breffni O’Byrne, will have one less concern as he plans his post-graduate future with Simon Bainbridge at the Royal Academy of Music in September 2011. He has received the prestigious Leverhulme scholarship which covers the entirety of his … read more

Royal Irish Academy announces new Director, Deborah Kelleher

March 82011

The Board of Governors of the Royal Irish Academy of Music has announced today (Thursday, September 9th, 2010) the appointment of Deborah Kelleher as Director of the institution. Ms Kelleher succeeds pianist John O’Conor who was at the helm of … read more

RIAM BA in Performance student Fiachra Garvey interviewed by The Irish Times

March 62011

Pianist Fiachra Garvey talked horses and music with Arminta Wallace of The Irish Times on Saturday 26th February. Justifiably described as one of Ireland’s ‘Rising Stars’, Fiachra will appear with RIAM Symphony Orchestra on 22nd March in the National Concert … read more